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News June 2014

Commissioners Volunteering Event 27th June 2014

Making a Difference – Supporting Others A special event is being held in Northumbria in July to encourage local people to take up volunteer posts within Northumbria Police, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and our partners...

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Commissioner Takes Concerns to Parliament 17th June 2014

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner is joining forces with Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Lloyd in raising concerns about proposed legislation which they fear could make it easier for bogus taxi drivers to prey on vulnerable people....

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Commissioner’s Response – HMIC Inspection – Revisiting Police Relationships: A progress report 11th June 2014

HMIC INSPECTION – REVISITING POLICE RELATIONSHIPS: A PROGRESS REPORT Response to the national report published in December and in particular the findings in relation to Northumbria from Vera Baird QC, Police and Crime Commissioner Officer for Northumbria “I welcome...

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Come and Meet Your Police Chiefs – Northumberland 11th June 2014

Come and Meet Your Police Chiefs Residents in Northumberland will have the chance to quiz their police chiefs at a public meeting this week (Thursday, June 12). Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird QC and Chief Constable Sue Sim...

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Policy Proposals on New Powers for the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) 7th June 2014

Response to the consultation from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria Background The key proposals in this consultation are: Extending the IPCC remit over private sector contractors working with police forces in England and Wales....

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Come and Meet Your Police Chiefs – South Tyneside 6th June 2014

Come and Meet your Police Chiefs in South Tyneside Residents in South Tyneside will have the chance to quiz their police chiefs at a public meeting next week (Monday, June 9). Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird QC and...

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Association of Police & Crime Commissioners response to the HMIC inspection plan 2013-4 5th June 2014

Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird QC, has been working with four other PCCs on providing a response on the HMIC Inspection Programme consultation. If you have any queries about the document, please email enquiries@northumbria-pcc.gov.uk. Association of Police and...

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Commissioner Baird Comments on the Sentencing of Rolf Harris 4th June 2014

This sentencing today sends out an important message to anyone who thinks they are beyond the law. They are not. Rolf Harris used his fame, status, influence and national iconic image to attack young girls. He is a sexual...

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